Montenegro active holiday
Description of Montenegro active holiday
This ten day tailor made activity holiday in Montenegro will take you way beyond the crowded coastlines and high up into Mount Komovi and Mrtvice Canyon from where natural springs and ancient stone paths lead to overnight accommodation in traditional wooden cabins.
Staying on dairy farms and walking into welcoming villages and spending the night in mountain huts really encourages travellers to meet local Montenegrins and enjoy the hospitality and genuine warmth of people living away from the more popular tourist hot spots.
As you’ll have a hire car and the services of specialist activity instructors and mountain guides you can choose your own adventure with a magnificent mix of scenery, white water rafting, zip lining, canyoning and hiking helping to turn Durmitor National Park into the ultimate adventure playground.
From authentic homemade packed lunches and mealtimes with friendly families to a literal raft of exciting outdoor adventure activities in the cool blue Montenegrin mountains, this is one holiday that you’ll want to revisit again and again.
PlanetAccommodation providers are given support and advice from our staff on all aspects of providing excellent facilities and services in line with the principals of sustainability. All service providers are encouraged to promote the “Reduce, Recycle, Re-use” principals of waste management (through our Zero Waste NGO work). Also, all the accommodations we work with are locally owned, almost only small-scale accommodations owned by families.
We have created a Sustainable Tourism Guide especially for Montenegro that we send to all our guests before departure, encouraging them to take with them reusable bottles and bags as recycling rate in Montenegro is very low. We also give them concrete advise how to behave respectfully while in the nature and also to join us in educating locals on sustainable practices.
We do employ only local guides (specific to the regions you visit) and we give our employees excellent working conditions and fair wages, as well as empower them with in-house and external training opportunities (please feel free to ask them yourself how satisfied they are with working for our company!) :-)
We create encounters between the guests and the local community. We have selected great families and persons for our guests to meet. The authentic warm way of welcoming guests in Montenegro is always what people remember the most when they leave the country after a trip with us.
Skadar Lake is a National Park so by paying entrance fees (included) guests enhance the further development of environmental projects which is of our great interest as well.
Transfers are provided by recognized service providers licensed by the government of Montenegro. All vehicles are eco-rated and chosen for their respective high compliance. This itinerary was designed to minimize excessive vehicle travel and to promote interaction with the natural environment. Guests are given options to reduce their carbon footprint on the tour and educated on the principals of responsible travel.
As with all of our tours, we give 5% of our profits to sponsor environmental programs within Montenegro in line with the priorities set by the ministry of sustainable tourism. Travel with us also helps support our non-profit NGO – Zero Waste Montenegro.
PeopleBy travelling with us you will ensure ongoing economic benefits, alternative employment and income opportunities for local people and businesses.
As this itinerary includes travel through countryside of the country it provides an excellent opportunity for unique interactions between visitors and the local people. Your hosts family are for centuries living in the area, and the passion for the area is being passed from generation to generation. Visitors support the local people by both being a guest and through the purchase of local produce.
Visitors contribute to the education of local people and stakeholders by providing a cultural exchange between guests and hosts. It can foster understanding between people, this increases the chances for people to develop mutual sympathy, tolerance and understanding and to reduce prejudices and promote the sense of global brotherhood which we strongly enhance.
Tourism also helps to raise local awareness concerning the financial value of natural and cultural sites. It can stimulate a feeling of pride in local and national heritage and interest in its conservation.